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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pete Vuckovich

1981 - 1986

 
 
Pete Vuckovich Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
1. Pete Vuckovich Marker
Inscription.  Acquired in an offseason trade with the St. Louis Cardinals prior to the 1981 season, Vuckovich found instant success in Milwaukee, finishing fourth in the A.L. Cy Young voting in 1981 before winning the award the following season. Posted a 3.55 ERA with a league-leading 14 wins in this first season as a Brewer, helping the club to its first-ever postseason appearance. The following year, he went 18-6 with a 3.34 ERA in 223.2 innings. Led the A.L. in win percentage in 1981 and 1982. Started the decisive game five of the 1982 ALCS as well as the decisive game seven of the 1982 World Series. At the time of induction into the Wall of Honor, Vuckovich started more postseason games (5) than any other Brewers pitcher.
 
Location. 43° 1.743′ N, 87° 58.221′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. The marker is part of the Brewers Wall of Honor which is on display on the northeast wall (left field) of Miller Park. It is near the Hot Corner entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee WI 53214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chuck Crim (here, next to this marker); Ted Simmons
Brewers Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
2. Brewers Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Don Sutton (here, next to this marker); Ben Oglivie (here, next to this marker); Bill Castro (here, next to this marker); Rollie Fingers (here, next to this marker); George Scott (here, next to this marker); Rob Deer (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Miller Park image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2019
3. Miller Park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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